by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Over 150 brackets were submitted in the Pig Shack/Sumner Newscow Pig and Cow Bracketbuster Challenge, and we have divided them into piles trying to figure out who might be in the lead after the first two rounds of last week, and those who might up end up with all the money and food.
The winner will win $100 in cash and a $100 gift certificate to great Pig Shack food! Second prize will be a $50 gift certificate to Pig Shack Barbecue and third prize will be a $25 gift certificate.
Currently, there are 11 of you, or less than 10 percent, who have all the Final Four teams correct. Since contestants are rewarded 32 points for picking the eventual national champion and 32 points for getting both finalists correct, that’s where the winners come from.
The key is to have the Final Four intact and the largest point totals in the opening two rounds. So with that in mind, here are the three contestants that we are deeming the leaders after two rounds: